CheongGukJang Jjigae

청국장
This is a “stinky” soy bean paste stew using “Quick fermented soybean Paste”. Similar to Doenjangjjigae, this is a hearty stew which may have some good health benefits associated with traditionally fermented foods.

Ingredients

2

cups

dasima broth (kelp and anchovy broth)

2

red potatoes

1/2

small

onion

6

oz

tofu

2

tablespoons

Cheonggukjang

3

ounces

cabbage kimchi

2

ounces

Korean white radish (Daikon)

6

cloves

garlic

2


hot green chili peppers

2

green onions

Procedure

Preparartion

Potato

Cut the potatoes into eigths.

Place potatoes in a pot, cover with water, and heat to a full boil over high heat.

Reduce heat to medium and boil potatos for three to five minutes, until just begining to soften.

Remove from heat, discard water, rinse, and drain.

Other Ingredients

Thick slice the onion.

Slice the tofu into 8 slices.

Thin slice the daikon.

Cut the kimchi into narrow strips.

Slice the garlic into thirds from top to botom.

Slive the peppers on a diagonal.

Fine chop the green onion.

Cook

Place the dasima broth into a soup pot, add potatoes and onion, and heat to a slow simmer over medium heat.

Simmer for five minutes, then add the Cheonggukjang and stir well. **

Carefully add the tofu, daikon and kimchi, and return to a slow simmer.

Simmer for another three to five minutes, then add the garlic and pepper slices.

Simmer for three to five more minutes, remove from heat, and place in serving bowls.

Garnish with green onion and serve.

Servings: 2

Tips

** To get the most out of the nutritional benefits of Cheonggukjang, you may want to add the paste either at the end of the cooking process, or directly to the serving bowl, mixing with a small amount of broth, and then ladeling in the rest of the stew.


Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.

Serving size: 1/2 of a recipe (13.8 ounces).

Percent daily values based on the Reference Daily Intake (RDI) for a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.

Amount Per Serving

Calories

236.54

Calories From Fat (6%)

15.37

Calories From Protein (13%)

30.86

Calories From Carbohydrates (80%)

190.31

Calories From Alcohol (0%)

0

% Daily Value

Total Fat 3.97g

6%

Saturated Fat 0.27g

1%

Monounsaturated Fat 0.24g

Polyunsaturated Fat 0.69g

Cholesterol 0mg

0%

Sodium 1270.11mg

53%

Potassium 1145.91mg

33%

Total Carbohydrates 39.81g

13%

Fiber 5.71g

23%

Sugar 5.48g

Net Carbohydrates 34.1g

Protein 11.36g

23%

Vitamin A 947.65IU

19%

Vitamin C 158.71mg

265%

Calcium 121.15mg

12%

Iron 3.53mg

20%

Vitamin E 0.52mg

5%

Thiamin 0.22mg

15%

Riboflavin 0.18mg

11%

Niacin 2.84mg

14%

Vitamin B6 0.72mg

36%

Folate 85.76mcg

21%

Vitamin B12 0.01mcg

<1%

Pantothenic Acid 0.26mg

3%

Vitamin K 63.53mcg

79%

Phosphorus 94.88mg

9%

Magnesium 38.89mg

10%

Zinc 1.42mg

9%

Copper 0.25mg

13%

Manganese 0.56mg

28%

Selenium 3.46mcg

5%

Alcohol 0g

Caffeine 0mg

Water 154.57g

0%

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